Carriage Services, Inc. (Carriage) is a provider of deathcare services and merchandise in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: funeral home operations and cemetery operations. The Company�s funeral home operations segment offer a range of deathcare services, including consultation, the removal and preparation of remains, the sale of caskets and related funeral merchandise, the use of funeral home facilities for visitation and services, and transportation services. The Company�s cemetery operations segment offers various products and services, including interment services, the rights to interment in cemetery sites, such as grave sites, mausoleum crypts and niches, and related cemetery merchandise, such as memorials and vaults. Carriage operates approximately 161 funeral homes across 26 states, through its funeral home operations segment. Under its cemetery operations segment, the Company operates approximately 32 cemeteries across 10 states.